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We are completely beside ourselves over Karen Jay Fowler's latest book

“Skip the beginning. Start in the middle”, Rosemary Cooke, the narrator in Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves declares in the prologue. It is ten years since she has last seen her brother Lowell who has not been heard of since he suddenly left their home in Indiana. 433 more words


The Jane Austen Book Club {Book and Movie Review}

I have always dreamed of being a part of a book club. The real deal, you understand, with a group of dedicated readers who come together and revel in the reading, laughing their way through this book or the other while eating various baked goods. 452 more words

Day 537: The Jane Austen Book Club

I am sometimes rather contrary about bestsellers. I assume that I’m not going to like them and avoid reading them. This attitude isn’t entirely irrational as I am familiar with the writing of many consistently bestselling authors that I do not like at all. 377 more words


The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler and tea time

We discovered something wonderful on our running route … honeysuckle vines. Loads of them. I noticed that distinctively sweet, floral scent the other day and couldn’t find the source. 607 more words